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Time Zone: Perry County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Marion is the Seat for Perry County.

Perry County was founded in 1819. Perry was created by taking area from , , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Perry had a population of 10,623 people. This is a decrease of 10.44% since the last Census (which gave a population of 11,861 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Perry represented 0.27% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 65th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201010,591-10.71%-0.3% since 2009
200910,623-10.44%-1.21% since 2008
200810,753-9.34%+0.25% since 2007
200710,726-9.57% 
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200011,861The Last Census

More information can be found on the Perry County Census Page for Perry County.

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Websites for Perry County

Official Website:   www.perrycounty-al.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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